Tass cheme helped deliver 78 Olympic medals in 10 years
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Friday 20 September 2013
Serialisation of memoir, which reveals smears against rivals, raises awkward questions for Labour leader
Thursday 12 September 2013
The BBC’s journalistic independence could be threatened if the National Audit Office (NAO) is allowed to investigate the corporation at will, James Purnell, the former minister who became a high-profile BBC recruit, has warned.
Friday 07 June 2013
Comedian Russell Brand is to be a panellist on political debate show Question Time, sharing the stage with Mayor of London Boris Johnson.
Monday 15 April 2013
Ed Miliband tonight hit back at criticism of Labour's direction under him from Tony Blair and his allies, accusing them of being out of date and out of touch with the public.
Tuesday 09 April 2013
That was the truly poisonous part of her legacy in this country
Saturday 22 December 2012
1. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.
Friday 17 August 2012
In 1991, a sculpture by Patricia Finch called Golders Hill Girl was unveiled in a north London park. Dressed in bronze flip-flops and hot pants, the work is arresting for its unusual mix of glamour and informality. The same might have been said of Helen Scott Lidgett, née Finch, who sat for the piece for her mother and has died of ovarian cancer at 63.
Thursday 16 August 2012
The flame for the Paralympic torch will be kindled at the summit of each home nation's highest peak
Monday 30 July 2012
Over 2 million visitors have arrived in London to support the Games, making it the biggest crowd event in the city's history.
Sunday 29 July 2012
Sponsors faced growing criticism over unused tickets at Olympic venues after a number of events took place with empty seats.
Tuesday 22 May 2012
Ed Miliband called today for industrial action to be avoided during the Olympic Games after London bus drivers were balloted over a potential strike in a row over pay.
Sunday 26 February 2012
Italian judges yesterday threw out bribery charges against the former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, saying that the statute of limitation had run out.
Saturday 07 January 2012
Thursday 22 December 2011
English lawyer David Mills told a court today he was "deeply ashamed" to have written a letter falsely claiming that former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi had given him $600,000.
Saturday 26 November 2011
Lord Coe's apparently steady hand on the London Olympics' tiller has faltered. His robust defence before a Commons committee earlier this month of the controversial acceptance of £7m in sponsorship from Dow Chemical now seems like bluster.
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
Ukraine crisis: Russia pledges to 'retaliate against sanctions' as Ukrainian president says Crimea vote will not be recognised
The quiet diplomat: Catherine Ashton - recognised and admired in all the world’s troubled countries, yet ridiculed at home
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- 3 Boy George: Bad karma
- 4 Rachel Canning: US teenager returns home after she tried to sue her parents for child support
- 5 Rampaging elephant smashes up house but then 'saves crying baby trapped under debris'